A research request was recently provided to OS AI from a newly formed and equity-backed mid-tier technology and management consulting firm looking for details related to a potential FY 2023 recompete of this enterprise-wide multiple-award Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service BPA to provide a range of professional services such as Strategic Planning and Support, Concept of Operations (CONOPS), Statistical Analysis, Business Process Improvement, and Program Integration.
We at OrangeSlices AI do believe in the need for more and better-informed competition, so provided below are 1) opportunity details provided by the requestor; 2) some key points of contact; 3) related pursuit/capture data; and 4) when possible, projected odds of this contract going back to the incumbent.
Competitive Details (if known) related to the predecessor contract:
- Funding Agency: Department of the Treasury / Internal Revenue Service
- Incumbents: Deloitte, ASR Analytics, Guidehouse, ICF, Booz Allen Hamilton, Accenture
- Contract Vehicle: Competed Full and Open – GSA FSS
- Expected Competition Date: Fiscal Year 2023 – date tbd
- Contract Details and Spend to Date for Award IDs 2032H519A00029 (ICF); 2032H519A00024 (Accenture); 2032H519A00027 (Deloitte); 2032H519A00025 (Booz Allen Hamilton); 2032H519A00026 (ASR Analytics) and 2032H519A00028 (Guidehouse)
Scope: The IRS awarded this 5-year, multiple-award Wage & Investment non-IT Services contract in 2018 “to obtain expert guidance and support with strategic, technical, and program management tasks. The contract scope includes the following categories of professional services: Strategic Planning and Support, Concept of Operations (CONOPS), Organizational Studies, Statistical Analysis, Business Metrics, Business Process Improvement, Regulatory Compliance, Goal Setting, Instructional Design, and Program Integration.”
Tasks awarded under this BPA to date range from “supporting development of the IRS IT Strategic Plan and Forms Modernization and Forms Development, Driving the TFA Training Strategy, and SBSE Consulting Services, to providing American Rescue Plan Act Support, W&I Modernization Portfolio Expansion Support and supporting a W&I MDD Environmental Scan”. This enterprise BPA can be used by customers across IRS.
** Please note that OS AI will not speculate here as to the accuracy of any scope details provided and/or any current plans related to the timing, details, and likelihood of any recompete.
- ASR Analytics Internal Revenue Service (IRS) BPA for Wage & Investment Non-IT Services Description
- IRS Wage & Investment Division At-a-Glance, to include management team, Source: IRS
- FY2023 Budget-in-Brief, Department of Treasury
- IRS Organization Chart – July 2022
Sample of Key Potential Points of Contact (current or past):
- Ken Corbin, W&I Commissioner, IRS
- Karin Rice, Director, Communications and Liaison, IRS W&I
- Kevin Morehead, Director, Operations Support, IRS W&I
What are the odds of the incumbent company winning this contract as a Prime again?
All 6 bidders were awarded a Prime spot on this BPA the first time through, and OS AI Bot calculates the odds the six incumbents win this contract back is between 75 and 95% for each.
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Firms drawing the most attention at IRS:
Included below is a list of the large and small companies we have noted as drawing the most views by Government and industry leaders on the OrangeSlices AI consultant directory over the past week and that bring direct past performance and/or related relationships in support of the Internal Revenue Service.
- Pacific Consulting Group (PCG)
- Wheelhouse Group
- Vibrantech Solutions
- Anika Systems
- NTVI Solutions
- ASR Analytics
- Professional Management Consulting Services (PMCS)
- Fors Marsh Group
- Intact Technology
- Aon Consulting
We cannot and will not speculate here as to the reasons for the increased interest, but whether it is a company evaluating them as a potential partner; a federal acquisition leader doing their due diligence; or a consultant weighing their next job move, this group of companies has been receiving increased interest.
Please note that the research requestor for this item received a Premium OS AI Opp Segment report including 1) known details about how/if/when/where this contract will be competed; 2) a list of the top companies that are in position to win today (as well as those who have been making key investments and moves of late to position for a win); and 3) a detailed list of the top potential opportunity influencers any potential bidder will want to get to know.
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